Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Technique Tuesday: Sharing

Today's technique is Sharing.  I have so many cards from challenges, technique examples, etc. and I can not just let them go to waste.  I thought I would share a few of my favorite places to send cards to help inspire you.

One place to look when you are ready to share your cards is SplitcoastStampers.  Every month there is a challenge called Cards for a Cause.  Each month features a different place that you can send you cards.  This month is Cole's Foundation which was started in honor of a little boy with cancer.  This organization was created to utilize the 21st century’s technology to provide support and assistance to families facing the most devastating challenge that a parent could face, the illness and death of a beloved child.  Send cards such as thinking of you, sending a smile, and encouragement (no Get Well cards please). Also, if possible please include envelopes.

Send to
Cindy Mann
Cards For C.O.L.E.S.
120 Ohio Avenue
Montreal, WI 54550 

Card Care Connection provides supportive cards and hopeful messages to those faced with cancer. They request assistance with hand crafted greeting cards for program recipients all year long. Themes should include: Thinking of You, Have a Nice Day, Hello, Care & Concern but not Get Well or any religious sentiments.  Since these cards are sent to cancer patients, they should be left blank on the inside for personal messages.

Send to:
Card Care Connection
112 Saddlehorn Court
Fenton, MO 63026

There are so many places that you can donate cards and these are just a couple of options.  I know that CardMaker Magazine has a card donation article in every issue.  Many nursing homes are happy to accept cards for their residents to use.  Take a look around your neighborhood or get online and you are sure to find someone who would love handmade greeting cards.

One other way to share, of course, is with friends and family.  This card (above) is going to my wonderful husband for his birthday.  Sharing what I love with someone I love is always my favorite way to share.

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